WE&T Magazine

Jan09Cover.jpgWater Environment & Technology (WE&T) is the premier magazine for the water quality field. WE&T provides information on what professionals demand: cutting-edge technologies, innovative solutions, operations and maintenance, regulatory and legislative impacts, and professional development.


January 2009, Vol. 21, No.1

Featured Articles

Plan Ahead With MBRs


Peoria, Ariz., is a Phoenix suburb and one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. In 2001, the city began working toward a two-pronged goal: increasing wastewater treatment capacity and producing effluent suitable for aquifer recharge.


A Handy Solution


When odor problems associated with a gravity thickener and six aerobic digesters faced a small Illinois wastewater treatment plant, the staff decided to take matters into their own hands. A few in-house projects later and hydrogen sulfide odors measure zero ppm.



2009 State of the Industry


Will Washington Rediscover Water Infrastructure?

With the next Congress more firmly under Democratic control and a new president set to enter the White House, the outlook for water-related legislation is sharply different than at any point in the past 8 years. Although prospects appear strong for increased federal funding for infrastructure, particularly as part of an “economic stimulus” package, the nation’s dismal financial condition could hamper efforts to boost long-term spending on water infrastructure.

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It All Starts with IT. IT strategic planning can serve as the catalyst for continuous business improvements throughout an organization.

Understanding Automation. Learn the seven solutions that enable users to realize the full potential of their automation equipment.

Adventures in Thickening. Colorado utility’s conversion to biological nutrient removal has new implications for its thickening processes.

Door-to-Door Service. A county bridges the gap between current needs and future expansions with mobile biosolids dewatering.

Old School Meets New School. A blend of technologies can help meet regulations for reclaimed water disinfection.

Centrifugal Pump Safety. A quick guide to operating the most common type of wastewater pump safely.